Grantee Profile

World Health Organization

Grants to World Health Organization

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordination authority for health within the United Nations system. In this project, WHO staffis developing a post-hoc evaluation toolkit for young people's sexual and reproductive health programming. The toolkit is expected to assist researchers, program managers, and policy makers to use existing data or to collect a minimal amount of data to better assess and document the success ( or failure) of interventions aimed at improving young people sexual and reproductive health.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years, 6 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The purpose of the grant is to support a Medical Officer (MO) position at the World Health Organization. The role of the MO is to serve as a technical expert within the WHO and for outside organizations on issues related to maternal and reproductive health in emergency settings.

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH), a global health partnership with more than 450 members housed at the World Health Organization, will advocate for the implementation and scale-up of an essential package of maternal and reproductive health interventions. PMNCH will also add young people’s reproductive health issues to those addressed by the partnership.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The purpose of the grant is to support the salary of a Medical Officer (MO) at the World Health Organization (WHO). The role of the MO is to serve as a technical expert within the WHO and for outside organizations on issues related to maternal and reproductive health in emergency settings.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To increase global awareness and reduce maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years).

  • $440,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To strengthen institutional capacity to deliver reproductive and maternal health care in emergency humanitarian settings.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — In support of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health project to increase global awareness and action aimed at reducing maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To support research on the impact of health sector reform on reproductive health (over two years).

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To support a research initiative on adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

  • $441,993

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To coordinate the World Mental Health 2000 Study (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded World Health Organization $4,056,993 between 1983 and 2015.

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